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POSITION OPENING: Project Archaeologist, General Contracts Program (GCP),
Office of the State Archaeologist. This is a full-time, 100 percent,
benefited appointment at the Research Assistant III level at the University
See: http://www.uiowa.edu/~osa/archaeologyop.htm for full details.
Conduct Section 106 CRM archaeology for public and private sector clients.
Project Archaeologists report to and coordinate activities with the GCP
Director but are responsible for the day-to-day organization and timely
execution of field investigations, laboratory analyses, and report
preparation including graphics. Work primarily involves projects in Iowa
although the potential exists for projects in Missouri, Illinois,
Wisconsin, and Minnesota (typically within a 6 hour radius of Iowa City).
Extensive travel during field season weeks required; weekend overnight
stays away from Iowa City are rare.
Applicants must exceed the Secretary of the Interior's Professional
Qualification Standards for Archaeology (36CFR61): a graduate degree in
archaeology, anthropology, or a closely related field (M.A./M.S. required);
at least one year of post-graduate degree supervisory experience in
Plains/Midwest archaeology; demonstrated ability to carry research (field,
lab, and reporting) to completion in a timely and high quality manner;
experience directing archaeological crews up to 12 persons in size; and
ability to work effectively in a diverse environment.
Desired Qualifications: Registered Professional Archaeologist (RPA).
Experience with Word, Excel, Access, ArcView GIS, and CorelDRAW computer
applications on PC-based platforms. Experience with Topcon total station
survey equipment and Trimble GeoExplorer 3 GPS units. Previous experience
with Iowa cultural resource management projects. Individuals with
experience in lithic analysis, geoarchaeology, or faunal analysis are
especially encouraged to apply, although other specialties welcome.
This is a full-time University of Iowa Professional and Scientific position
in a great work environment with an excellent benefits package (five weeks
paid vacation per year, TIAA-CREF retirement plan with significant
University contribution, health/dental/life insurance coverage) and an
estimated base full-time salary of $30,900 to $37,780 depending on
experience/qualifications, with an increase 7/1/01. Desired start date is
March 12, 2001.
Applicants should refer to posting #40163 and send a current CV detailing
experience, statement of interest and special skills, and the
names/addresses/telephone/e-mail of three references to:
John F. Doershuk, Ph.D., RPA
Director, General Contracts Program
Office of the State Archaeologist
University of Iowa
700 Clinton Street Building
Iowa City, Iowa 52242-1030
The University of Iowa is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative
Action Employer. Qualified women and minorities are especially encouraged
to apply. Applications must be received by January 11, 2001.
- NOW HIRINGFULL-TIME ARCHAEOLOGIST on LONG ISLAND, NYPOSITION SUMMARYGeoarcheology Research Associates, Inc. (GRA) has an immediate opening for an ARCHAEOLOGIST for an archaeological monitoring project in Suffolk County, Long Island, New York. Local applicants are preferred, but those that own their own car will also be considered. The applicant must meet the minimal professional qualifications for the Secretary of the Interior’s federal standards and guidelines for archaeology (36 CFR Part 61). Employment will be full-time and hourly, M-F, 7AM to 4PM. Per Diem will be provided on a daily basis. Compensation will vary with experience and education. This is a temporary position, but there is the potential for more permanent employment. Review of applications will begin IMMEDIATELY, with the project slated to start early October 2015, and run through January.DUTIESThe main responsibility of this position will be the archaeological monitoring of profile walls and spoil piles as heavy machinery moves/ removes sediment. Duties may include, but are not limited to:- Daily note-taking- Photography- Drawing- Mapping- Measuring- Archaeological testing and excavation- Assisting with the transport of field equipment and artifacts- Artifact processing (cleaning, sorting, bagging, tagging)REQUIREMENTS1. Applicants must meet the minimal professional qualifications for the Secretary of the Interior’s federal standards and guidelines for archaeology (36 CFR Part 61). This includes:a. A GRADUATE DEGREE in archaeology, anthropology, or closely related fieldb. At least one year of full-time professional experience or equivalent specialized training in archaeological research, administration or managementc. At least four months of supervised field and analytic experience in general North American archaeologyd. Demonstrated ability to carry research to completione. At least one year of full-time professional experience at a supervisory level in the study of archaeological resources of the prehistoric period2. The ability to identify and assess prehistoric and historic cultural materials and features with no supervision3. Immediate availability (the week of October 5, 2015)4. The ability to carry 50 lbs or more over rough terrainPREFERRED QUALIFICATIONSIdeal candidates will have prior experience in the Northeast or the mid-Atlantic of the U.S. (preferably Long Island), and prior experience monitoring, as well as live locally (Suffolk or Nassau County, New York).TO APPLYPlease email, as ONE SINGLE DOCUMENT, a letter of introduction and resume or CV. The letter should be a brief (1/2 page) introduction with some details on why you would be a good fit for this position. The resume or CV should detail your ARCHAEOLOGY EXPERIENCE. (Please note that resume/ CV length is not an issue. However, be sure to ONLY focus on your archaeological experience as it pertains to this position). Details should include:
- Your job title- The employer- Dates of position (including Month and Year, for both start and end dates)- Paid or non-paid- Full time (40 hrs)/ Half time (20-35 hrs pew week)/ or Part time (< 20 hrs per week)- Brief description of duties
- Cover letter and resume/ CV must be a single document (.PDF or .DOC) as an attachment to the E-mail.
- Detail your experience in reverse chronological order (starting with current position).
- For each position, include:
E-mail application to:John TurckGeoarcheology Research Associates, Inc.E-mail address: john.turck@...john.turck - at- gra-geoarch.com
- Highlight any experience on Long Island, or in the mid-Atlantic/ Northeast
- Highlight monitoring experience
- Highlight artifact identification/ analysis experience (specifically with lithics)